Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

About Us

What is LiveSpace?

LiveSpace is a new global livestreaming platform built for creators, by creators. Our mission is to help the next generation of creators get discovered, build a community and earn a living. We disrupt the livestreaming industry by giving 85% of revenue directly to all creators — no more 50/50 split.

Why did you create LiveSpace?

As creators ourselves, we know where you decide to build your community is a big decision. We also realized that no existing platform truly solved the needs of up-and-coming creators. So we decided to build a new platform with creators’ needs in mind every step of the way, from discovery to monetization. LiveSpace is the place we always wished existed, and that we know creators will love.

Where is LiveSpace based?

Los Angeles, California.

Where can I get LiveSpace merch?

You can visit our official store here!

Are you hiring?

Yes! Keep an eye out for open positions on our Jobs page.

Getting Started

Are there any eligibility requirements to start streaming?

No – Anyone over the age of 13 with a LiveSpace account can stream.

Is there a mobile app?

Not yet, but you can still use the website—and stream!—through your mobile device.

Does LiveSpace cost anything to use?

No – LiveSpace is free for streamers and it will continue to be free forever.

Why join LiveSpace if I already stream elsewhere?

We don’t just want you to get views; we want to help you build your community. LiveSpace is built on micro-communities, where you can find some of your most highly engaged fans. With more ways to engage than ever before, not to mention detailed analytics, discovery, and monetization tools, LiveSpace is dedicated to helping you grow your audience and build your brand– all with a revolutionary 85% revenue split so you can earn more doing what you love.

What streaming software is LiveSpace compatible with?

You can use any software you like – all you need is your LiveSpace Stream URL and Stream Key. We recommend OBS Studio.If you don't want to use software, you can also get started streaming right from your browser with our 1-click webcam integration.

What stream URL do I enter in OBS?

The official LiveSpace stream URL is: rtmp://app.live.space/liveYou can enter this anywhere it asks for a custom RTMP server.

What browsers are compatible?

You can use any browser you like. We recommend Google Chrome for the best platform performance.

Do I need special equipment to stream on LiveSpace?

No – All you need is a laptop with a built-in webcam. But you’re welcome to connect external microphones and cameras as well.

Livestreaming

How do I start a stream?

Just click the video icon in the header, choose a video input, and press start! Begin with just your webcam, or connect your own external camera + microphone. If you want more control, switch your input to “Stream Key” to send us video from OBS software.

What URL will my stream be hosted at?

Live.space/watch/username.

How are you able to offer an 85% revenue split?

It’s no secret that hosting HD livestreams is expensive – it can cost the platform over $10 per stream. Platforms have 3 options: charge streamers for their usage (like ), run a ton of advertising (like Twitch), or try to reduce the cost of the livestream itself. LiveSpace chose the third option, and we are proud to be one of the first major users of distributed transcoding: a new hyper-efficient process that’s still bu industry-standard RTMP delivery methods. This allows our users to enjoy free livestreaming while keeping a revolutionary 85%

What's the recommended bitrate for OBS?

We recommend you set your video bitrate at 4,000 and audio at 256.

Are there in-stream alerts for viewer activity?

Not yet, but integrations with existing stream alert tools are in our roadmap! In the meantime, you can use OBS software to achieve this.

Can I record streams to watch later?

Not yet, but this is in our roadmap! In the meantime, you’re welcome to self-record your streams and post them on YouTube, which you can easily share on LiveSpace.

Can I add text or image overlays to streams?

Not from the platform itself, but you’re welcome to use OBS software to achieve this.

Can I invite guests to co-host a stream with me?

Not yet, but this is in our roadmap! In the meantime, you can use OBS software to achieve this.

Can I share my screen during a livestream?

Not from the platform itself, but you’re welcome to use OBS software to achieve this.

Profile/Account

Is there an age restriction on LiveSpace?

Yes – You must be at least 13 years of age to use the platform.

What's the punishment for violating the community guidelines?

Violations of our community guidelines may result in a temporary account suspension or a permanent platform ban, depending on severity of the offense and number of previous account violations.

Can I add social media links to my profile?

Yes – You can add links to your Youtube, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, and Official Website to your profile.

Can I accept donations outside of LiveSpace?

You're free to monetize your work however you like.

Content

Is LiveSpace licensed for music?

Yes – LiveSpace holds blanket licenses from major Performance Rights Organizations (PROs) such as ASCAP and BMI.

What kind of content is not allowed on LiveSpace?

You can view our full community guidelines here.

Are kids <13 allowed to appear in streams?

Only if accompanied by a visible adult! We take child exploitation seriously.

Can I stream to LiveSpace from the crowd of a sports event or concert?

Unauthorized broadcast of events is never permitted without express written consent from the original rights holder. If you're planning a legal broadcast of a major event, it helps to let us know at support@live.space.

Can I talk politics?

Yes! Just make sure you're adhering to our community guidelines. Any indication of encouraging harm towards any person or group will not be tolerated.

Payments

How can I earn revenue as a streamer?

Creators will be able to earn revenue from in-stream donations and monthly subscribers. In the future, streamers will have the opportunity to earn revenue from more sources like advertising and merch sales.

Can I set my own subscription price?

Yes – You will be able to choose your own subscription price for your community. If you don't want to enable subscriptions, you can simply earn regular followers.

Are there any eligibility requirements to start earning revenue?

No – Anyone can start earning on LiveSpace, though we will ask users to verify their identity to enable payments for their account.

Is there an affiliate or partner program for top streamers?

No – we don’t treat our users differently based on their stats. All streamers on LiveSpace have access to our 85% revenue split. We may feature select creators on our website and social media.

Is there a minimum payout threshold?

No – you'll just have to have enough of a balance to cover the payout processing fee.